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Yuli (15) S

24 May
30 May 2019

Directed by

Icíar Bollaín


Based on Carlos Acosta’s autobiography NO WAY HOME – A CUBAN DANCER’S STORY, Yuli follows Acosta’s own story about growing up in Cuba, becoming a dancer, moving to London and his relationship with his father, his family and his country. The cast includes Carlos Acosta playing himself and introduces Edilson Manuel Olbera playing Carlos as a boy, Keyvin Martinez who plays Carlos as a young man and Santiago Alfonso as his father. Director Iciar Bollain (Even The Rain) continues her collaboration with her husband screenwriter Paul Laverty (I, Daniel Blake) with this elegant biopic. 

★★★★★ “Poignant and fascinating biopic about one of the greatest dancers the world has ever known” - The List